“Feedback, Bibles and Inspiration”

Tuesday Teaching Tip 214

“They tell of the glory of your kingdom and speak of your might” (Psalm 145:11)

Basic preaching and teaching course for men and women

Extra Class: Summary and answering Questions. Tuesday Teaching Tip 214 
1. Feedback

  1. TTT: “How to give feedback to a preacher
  2. Three rules
    1. Do you want some?
    2. How much?
    3. How do you want it?
  3. Evaluation criteria
    1. Bible – used accurately
    2. Point – clear?
    3. Heart – touched?
    4. Presentation – un-distracting?

2. Bibles

  1. Include text in sermon notes
  2. Physical Bible where possible
  3. “Don’t turn there”
    1. “As it says in….

3. Inspiration

  1. Remember who you are – not a ‘preacher’: Michael J. Quicke, “360 degree preaching”,  p201
  2. Remember the power of humility: John Stott, “I believe in preaching”, p335
  3. Remember the vision: Dr M. Lloyd-Jones, “Preaching and preachers”. p325
  4. Remember the greatness of God: John Piper, “The supremacy of God in preaching”, p109
  5. My own experience: Isaiah 30:19ff

Conclusion

  • Question: “What is the biggest lesson you have learned through this course?”
  • “One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.” (Psalm 145:4 NIV11)

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“Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.” (Psalms 100:2 NIV11)

God bless, Malcolm

PS: You might also be interested in my book: “An elephant’s swimming pool”, a devotional look at the Gospel of John